ECON 076. Environmental Economics
Introduction to the microeconomics of environmental issues with applications to the design of environmental policy. The course will cover the concepts and methods used in the valuation of environmental goods as well as the design of policy instruments and regulations to improve environmental quality. Specific topics include pollution and environmental degradation, the use of renewable and non-renewable resources, and climate change.
Prerequisite: ECON 001 . Recommended: ECON 011 .
Eligible for ENVS
Fall 2017. Peck.
Fall 2019. Peck.
Catalog chapter: Economics
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/economics
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